Facebook tracking pixel [Skip to content]
To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video
A close-up of the Rose Bowl, City Campus


Civic Pride in Victorian Leeds: the Heaton family and their legacy

Dr Simon Morgan deliverd this talk to coincide with the 160th anniversary of the opening of Leeds Town Hall.

Using the journals of Dr John Deakin Heaton of Claremont, Leeds,  this talk explores the contribution of the Heaton family to the educational, charitable and cultural life of the town, and traces their legacy in modern-day Leeds.


The talk was filmed by Peter Alfred Townson, a student from the Northern Film School.

This event was part of Leeds Cultural Conversations, a series of lunchtime talks organised by the Centre for Cppe & the Arts. For more information on the series please visit the website.

Event Details

9 May 2018 -
9 May 2018
Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, LS1 3AD
Register here Right Arrow
Back to Top Button
Back to Top Button